Pharmacology Secrets

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2002 - 305 pagina's
This new book from The Secrets Series® covers not only mechanisms of action, uses, and pharmacokinetics of all major drugs and new arrivals, it also includes a clear explanation of the physiology and biochemistry behind the concepts-and it relates this material to clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. Perfect for the current pharmacology curriculum and practical enough for everyday clinical use.

  • Excellent quick refresher for practitioners and nurses
  • Presents coverage of major drugs as well as new arrivals
  • Geared toward use in pharmacology courses
  • Appendix discusses areas in pharmacology that are difficult for students (e.g., cardiac action potential)
  • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
  • Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review
  • 50 succinct chapters written by experts their fields
  • All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
  • Thorough, highly detailed index
 

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VII
144
VIII
151
DIURETICS AND ANTIDIURETICS
161
DRUGS USED IN ANESTHESIA Patricia K Anthony Ph D and C Andrew Powers Ph D
173
Local Anesthetics
177
DRUGS THAT AFFECT MUSCLE TISSUE AND BONE Patricia K Anthony Ph D
181
Agents Used in Contracting Smooth Muscle
185
Antihelmintics
221
DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Patricia K Anthony Ph D and C Andrew Powers Ph D
225
Drugs that Affect the Thyroid Gland
231
Drugs that Affect the Reproductive System
235
ANTIBIOTICS AND ANTIINFECTIVES Patricia K Anthony Ph D and Rebecca Thoms R N N P 38 General Principles of Antibiotic Therapy
241
Penicillins and Derivatives
245
Cephalosporin Antibiotics
251
Macrolide Antibiotics
255

Drugs that Affect Bone Mineralization
189
THE THERAPY OF PAIN AND INFLAMMATION Patricia K Anthony Ph D C Andrew Powers Ph D and Arvind Kashap Ph D
193
Steroids and Immunosuppressant Agents
199
Drugs Used in the Therapy of Asthma
203
Antihistamines
207
DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM Patricia K Anthony Ph D
211
Drugs that Affect the Bowel
217
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
259
Tetracycline Antibiotics
261
Antiviral and Antifungal Drugs
265
CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY
269
HERBAL AND OVERTHECOUNTER PREPARATIONS AND TOXICOLOGY
285
Physiology Review Selected Systems
291
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